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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Power Outage

28th September 2023
Over 1,000 homes and businesses still without power after Storm Agnes
There are currently no weather warnings in place, but showers are expected this afternoon.
This year
Nasa power outage temporarily halts contact with space station
Neither the astronauts nor the station were in any danger and back-up control systems took over within 90 minutes.
EirGrid warn of electricity supply issues in near future due to lack of renewable energy
The electricity operator said there was low availability of wind and solar energy and that the outages at other generators are expected.
Over 16,000 customers left without power in north Dublin and Meath this evening due to faults
Most customers have since had their power restored, however.
Last year
Blackout in Temple Bar leaves over 600 customers without power
ESB Networks have said that it has affected more than 610 customers and they are working to solve the problem at Bedford Row.
All time
3,000 remain without power in wake of Storm Barra
The ESB said it’s mainly customers in parts of Kerry, Sligo and Leitrim who are still dealing with faults.
Services resume at Tallaght hospital after power outage forces appointments to be cancelled
All scheduled outpatient appointments were postponed.
Carnegie Hall choir do impromptu gig on New York street as power cut plunges city into darkness
The power eventually came back on at 3am Irish time.
Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity
Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.
Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast
Electricity has been restored to 13,000 homes since 6am this morning.
Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country
ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.
Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin
The fault also caused significant delays to train services.
'I'm pleased that's the end, I haven't got the energy or interest. I can't compete anymore'
After the curtain came down on his sensational career, Phil Taylor praised Rob Cross for his PDC World Darts Championship win.
Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma
Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement saying he was “absolutely heartbroken” to learn of the deaths of the elderly retirees.
Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown
The ESB has said it is working to restore power “quickly and safely”.
Nearly 1,000 ESB customers are without power in Meath
The outage is affecting homes in the Oldcastle area.
Power outage at Temple Street stops operations and affects ambulance services
A spokeswoman said the outage demonstrates the need for a new children’s hospital.
All at sea: Two Aran Islands will be without power for the weekend
Inis Oirr and Inis Meáin will have no power because of a fault with an undersea cable.
Temple Street Hospital emergency department to reopen at 6pm after power supply issues
A second generator will be installed by 6pm tonight.
Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party
Alan Kelly did not turn up to the announcement this afternoon.
More than 2,000 ESB customers are without power
Several counties have been hit, with Mayo worst affected.
Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness
Power at the busy northside Dublin hospital was out for 15 minutes as Storm Barney hit.
ESB crews working to restore power
The electricity network is warning those cleaning up to be wary of power lines.
ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage
Many post-match revelers were left in the dark when the power failed at around 7.30pm.
ESB power restoration ‘frustratingly slow’ with 5,000 still without power
The company there are an average of eight customers per fault now that they are working on some of the smaller faults around the country.
Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services
Numbers are expected to rise as the bad weather continues.
Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.
Union boss warns that ESB industrial action could hit power supplies
Brendan Ogle says that there is “no doubt” that industrial action would hit services.
South Park misses deadline for the first time ever because of a power cut
The bast***s killed South Park!
Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8
Power outages in Dublin and Cork
In Glassmore, Swords a fault has caused a power outage for around 21 houses and a fault in Cloyne, Co Cork means around 42 houses are without electricity.
Superstorm Sandy: US begins recovery process
People have been struggling to restore power and clear debris after the superstorm hit the east coast of the US.
Cineworld evacuated because of power outage
The Dublin cinema was emptied tonight over technical difficulties.
Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut
The power outage has affected over 1 million people and sparked the automatic shut-down of two nuclear reactors.
Significant power outage from south Dublin to Wicklow
ESB crews are attempting to restore power – and most DART and Luas services are running as usual again – following a blackout.